Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori | Your Moments

One Million Moments

On 14 September at 12pm over 1 million of you took part in the Māori Language Moment. In joining our Māori Language Moment, you became part of a movement that began a generation ago. Check out some of the awesome moments from across the motu and share your favourites to inspire others to join the movement. 

Honour our past, celebrate the present, and join together for our future.

Kia kaha te reo Māori!
Kia kaha Aotearoa!

Morena, we sang Ngaa Atua, a waiata about many of our Atua in Aoteraroa...

Joining VLN Primary for our Zoom online rumaki at 12 pm on 14th Mahuru were approximately 4000 tamariki from 77...

Kia ora koutou...

Tuakana are at the front with our Teina in the back for our morning Waiata we learnt the actions this...

Lyttelton Port Company's Waiata Group performed our own Waiata, called KOTAHI TE RA, written by our Māori Development Advisor Tahu...

I te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020 ka mīharo au i te titonga waiata hou a ngā tamariki o...

For te wiki o te reo Maori, we had kai and kemu in our "Korero Klub"...

Ki te Hereworth te kura...

I panui au i te reo Māori kei roto i te Kanoni- Pukapuka (FB), me I korero au ki e...

Daddy and Lily speak Maori everyday...

I purchased some prints from Hoha and popped them in frames and added them to my words wall...

The National Commission Secretariat, together with our Te Ara Kaimanawa – Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga colleagues, was proud to...

OUR SCHOOL SANG HE KAKANO AHAU TO STATE TE REO MAORI GIVES US STRENGTH AND IS OUR IDENTITY...

This wasn’t Monday so I’m not sure if it applies? It was Wed night, me trying to put my moko...

Karakia & Waiata outside at Whaiora Medical in Masterton ...

Projection on Te Papa...

The Nature School tauira decided to sing Tutira Mai nga Iwi, and then played some Māori games...

After a brief introduction in Te Reo, in my (shared) high school classroom, we "blasted" NZ waiata from my UE...

Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust loves what you're doing to keep te reo Māori alive! https://www...

This is Flat Bush School forming a Matau - hook shape...

I just listened to a waiata the read a chapter from Tikanga Maori...

Ako kupu from my tamariki...

I hakaina e mātou te haka o Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kaikohe...

We are a general stream class with only 2 fluent speakers of te reo...

We hoisted our Haki with a karanga and Haka powhiri as a kura, sang waiata and said karakia...

This is the Kāpiti College participation in the Māori Language moment on Monday! https://www...

I whakatangitangi ahau I te waiata ‘Korerotia te reo Māori’ nā Grove Roots ā ka kaha au I te waiata...

Kei te whakaako au I ngā tamariki ki te waiata ‘E toru ngā mea’...

BestStart Montessori the Gardens (Ōtepoti) learnt new kupu, started creating individual pepeha and sang many waiata...

I pānui pukapuka ahau ki tāku pēpi Waerea...

Monday's moment was the start of a five day te reo course that Trade Aid ran at lunchtimes for staff...

Kei te ako ahau i Te Reo Māori 💜 #zoom...

It was great to see people everywhere having a go at Te Reo Maori and I feel this should be...

One of our kaiako taught the cup song to our rangatahi to the waiata Tutira mai...

One of our junior school music classes after singing a waiata...

i noticed alot of people were sharing their pepeha on fb, so i shared a lil korero of my rohe...

Our Māori language moment from our kāinga - Te Pua...

We are the lucky whānau who live on Kamau Taurua in the Otago Harbour...

Tadpoles ECE loved being a part of the Māori Language Moment! We had different things going on in each of...

All staff got together at 12pm on Monday 14th September 2020 to go through our waiata...

Reading Māori version of one of our favourite stories...

Te reo is the foundation of our ability to express our ideas, knowledge and the world...

He pepe takimanawa tēnei mai i ngā pouako o Te Kura o Kokohuia ki Whanganui...

Using the days of the week, greetings and learning a new word a day over the next month...

Waiata Mahuru me korero Maori...

Te Puna Reo o Whitianga (certificated bilingual playgroup) in cojunction with the Mercury Bay Library hosted a "Puna in the...

Waiaita Reo Māori on Spotify :)...

Te Pou Maori Theatre have been doing Front Yard Festival for Kaumatua - Kuia in lockdown...

I prayed the angelus with the Vicar for Maori Manuel Beazley via live streaming on the Katorika Maori facebook page...

We have 568 ākonga at our kura and all of them sang the Māori National Anthem with the Haka at...

I used te reo in all my emails this week (and will continue to do so)...

We sang and prayed in Māori...

My two daughters and I shared our Māori language moment by listening and singing along to Ngā Tae o te...

We began with a karakia As a socially distanced school we were organised into our Roto o Tainui Whānau Groups...

Nga mihi nui ( We are Tamaki Budgeting celebrating Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori we have list of tasks...

Proud to wear this taonga to promote Te Reo in our country 👌🏾💯🙏🏽...

Churchill Park nestled in the heart of Glendowie, Ngāti Paoa is mana whēnua and we are a Green/Gold Environmental School...

Te Omanga Hospice joined in waiata on Monday at 12pm to celebrate te reo Māori...

Ko Te Kura o Pukeroa Oruawhata tenei, e tautoko ana I Te wiki o Te Reo Måori...

Listening to waita live and emailing and speaking in Te Reo with our akonga and with other kaiako...

Celebrating Today 18...

Westown Kindergarten Taranaki sang Tutira Mai...

Pānui pukapuka ...

I signed up but then at the time all the staff at work that day joined in, speaking the te...

The tamariki at our Early Learning Centre have practised the National Anthem in te reo for a while and we...

I regularly upload videos to our school facebook page of me reading pukapuka (it started during Level 4 lockdown) and...

Our entire school, 800+ students, stopped at 12pm to sing E papa waiari...

Dad passed away in July this year, he wasn’t allowed to speak te reo Maori in school and his parents...

Completed a Te Reo Quiz every day in class...

All week my whanau and I have been learning a new waiata called " E Minaka Ana" in celebration of...

Together as a business with 50+ Team members on...

I te poupoutanga o te rā, i te 14 Mahuru, i pātuhi atu ahau i te reo Māori ki tētahi...

Kindergarten Taranaki office...

Kia ora NGA totara o Te wa NUI a Tane...

Sport Waitākere staff both at work and at home sang the waiata "Puke Totara"...

Our school joined together at 12 o'clock on Monday...

Celebrating te reo maori...

As a school, we joined the moment by opening with our school haka, and waiata as a whole school from...

I have started labelling my sewing studio - the first things I did are my button jars with all the...

Sharing greeting, karakia and Māori phrase of the day "in te reo Māori" over school intercom...

Our team of kaiako spent the week practicing new waiata, reading pukapuka, acting out stories, practicing verbalising new phrases...

My neighbour and I sang along to several waiata and then had a brief korero in Te Reo...

My moment was me singing a very simply yet beautiful waiata that I've loved from the very first time I...

Teaching the juniors at my kura our school waiata...

As an Early Childhood teacher, being able to teach my children Te Reo is my biggest flex...

I was on the bus to Auckland from Palmerston North after l had visited my son, a victim of schizophrenia...

KIA KAHA TE REO MAAORI Our children see, feel and hear Te Reo me ona tikanga Ia ra ( everyday)...

Don't be whakamā to kōrero Māori! Or waiata! Karawhiua, Give it a go! So here goes...

Tisbury sung E Minaka Ana together...

We played tekau-ma-tahi (21) as our maths warm up in class!...

Even though it took a long time for Te Reo Maori to be recognised and taught in Schools...

The mahi toi created by my intermediate students this week...

Karakia...

Hopper refill shop introduced written te reo throughout the shop...

Speaking in a dairy and everyone was startled by the reo...

Ataahua, Ka rawe, ka mau te wehi, Tumeke, kia kaha, te mea te mea...

Tamariki walked into town in Takaka and performed waiata for everyone...

I was really brave and answered in Māori for the very first time...

I spent all day listening to te reo maori at my whare in Whitianga...

I want to work on my pānui! ...

We are a Playcentre, at midday we had the kids around the last table and everyone belted out the karakia...

This is NZMA Waikato staff and our campus kapa haka roopu Piringakau flash mobbing our campus with waiata and haka...

We held a waiata practice session in our School - a dozen staff participated in person, and a heap of...

Ko Giles me Jake nga tama tokorua...

Kia ora...

incorporating some Te Reo Maori in our church service...

I've just started learning Te Reo Māori...

sharing and learning new words with my family...

In Whakaahurangi / Stratford we celebrated by making history...

Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori - Maori Language Week...

a moment when the realisation hits that i am incredibly passionate about te reo...

Staff at Immerse learning to play Poi...

I kōrero Māori mātou ki te Berhampore Community Orchard...

Our akomanga chose from different Te Reo activities like...

Kia ora a chairde ('a chairde' is 'friends' in Irish), My daughter Cara (4 years old) and I practicing our...

In celebration of Te Tuku Reo and Te Wiki o te Reo Māori , we at Education New Zealand Manapou...

We chose to sing E tū kahikatea as the name of our farm and nursery is Kahikatea Farm...

One of my Te Reo moments for the week “Heads, shoulders, knees and toes” in English and Te Reo with...

I waiatatia ai e te kura katoa te waiata o Whaea Pania Papa, katahi ka kawea te haka o Te...

Everyday this week at 12pm Wymondley Road School in Otara have come together to share waiata, haka, dance, learn new...

An acoustic cover of part of Aotearoa by Stan Walker...

This week on my Open Floor Movement Meditation Classes on the Kāpiti Coast all the waiata we danced to are...

A very proud moment when my girls perform for one of their hapu...

I am studying horticulture in Papakura and studied these maori majestic medicinal native plants...

Rūma ono celebrated Māori language in our school maara...

We had a sing along to E Minaka Ana in our library with several staff and members of the community...

This was done last year for a assessment for school I'm finish school so now I am serving a mission...

i whakaako au ki taaku iraamutu teetahi o ngaa waiata pai ake moo ngaa tamariki mai i ngaa koohanga reo,...

Proud children, tehei mauri ora!!😝...

Our EIT centre in Hastings had an informal waiata session led by Hawea tomoana and Margaret Fleur Young...

I asked my colleagues to join with me in a te reo Māori quiz...

We sang Wairua Tapu around our school cross at midday on Monday to mark the start of the wiki o...

Miharo ❤️🖤...

Staff at Waikato Management School gathered to call out in unison 'Te Wananga o Te Raupapa' followed by sharing about...

Shared a text with my whānau: Ehara tāku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini...

I made this video for our Maori Language Moment on Monday...

Observed powhiri for new kaimahi and sang two waiata...

Kaipara College Reo Māori and Tū Rangatira classes celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori through waiata...

David St School in Morrinsville gathered together for karakia and 500 people performed the Matariki /Macarena waiata outside...

My HB (class) at Ao Tawhiti in Ōtautahi...

I have been writing short stories from our 2nd home: Aotearoa, called 'Corona-diaries from the MiddleEarth' since the 1st lockdown...

Ko au māua mahi hoa i mahi i te 'kahoot' mō māua mahi tīma...

I was not even born when our foremothers and forefathers thought to revive a beautiful language that will later become...

A review of Māoriland Festival Shorts in te reo Māori by Jacqueline Carter on The Pantograph Punch...

Here at Revesby North Ymca in Sydney children have embraced te reo maori and maori culture...

Etahi mea tino pai ki a mātou - a few of our favourite things Here at the Asthma and Respiratory...

We went to parliament gardens for our moment and to sing and eat cake for our colleagues rā whānau...

Hello, on Monday our school St Francis, were playing and reading books to the kids we enjoyed helping them and...

Our class has become proud of the way we are learning Waiata and we sing every morning and close the...

We are Māori Performing Arts Kaiako...

This week last year I carried out a 45 minute research interview with me asking in English and my research...

Ko tēnei te whānau karetao...

I whakatau mātou te Wiki o te Reo Māori ki Ara Institute of Canterbury...

Pa Tate did a sermon on te wa - a moment in time...

Our tamariki performing haka alongside the All blacks!!...

We learnt a few new words of Te Reo and I enjoyed listening to some waiata...

Our office lady dressed up as a patupaiarehe Pāua and joined our juniors singing kōrero parirau...

My baby at kohanga...

Kei aku iti, kei aku rahi, tēnā koutou katoa...

Te Tika, Te Pono, Te Aroha...

Ko Morgana Harris taku tamahine, ka taea e ia ki tetahi waiata no te kainga nei...

On our Fijian Language Radio Programme Show (5pm - 7pm) on Saturday 12th September, 2020, i dedicated a moment acknowledging...

Sharing resources with whanau and speaking in Te reo whenever we could...

Ngā Manu Aroha Cluster 9 Otahuhu/Mangere RTLB Services celebrating te wiki o te reo Māori...

Wairoa wanted to offer the whole community an opportunity to participate in the Maori Language Moment so we organised a...

Room 10 laid down a traditional hangi as well as getting some help to use the Kai Cooker to feed...

Nga kaimahi o Te Puna Oranga ki Otautahi

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He Pai ahau ki te Kōrero te reo...

Te Kaunihera ā rohe o Wairau- Marlborough District Council...

All of our ākonga and kaiako came together at midday to sing along to Tūtira Mai Ngā Iwi! By choosing...

Despite all our differences we always come together as one

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He kaiako ahau ki te kura tuatahi o Herewini ki Rotorua...

We introduced our audience to some of our values via a special video posted on social media, and we also...

QE Health (Rotorua) started off Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori with a staff photo @ 12noon on Monday 14th...

This is Mīharo...

Ka nui taku aroha mō te reo Māori...

Te rà tuatahi o Te Wiki o te Reo Màori...

Dive Instructors in training learnt a karakia to tangaroa!...

E takaro ana matou i te kemu kari Whanau hari - not very PC hoiano he wa tino hari 😊...

At Titirangi Primary, we wanted to have a whole school assembly for the Māori Language moment and sing some of...

A group from my mahi got together and said the Serenity prayer and sung a himene...

Year 3 waiata!...

Our Kura each did activities in our classes...